A comparative study of circadian rhythm functioning and sleep in people with Asperger syndrome

@article{Hare2006ACS,
  title={A comparative study of circadian rhythm functioning and sleep in people with Asperger syndrome},
  author={D Hare and Steven H Jones and Kate Evershed},
  journal={Autism},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={565 - 575}
}
The circadian rhythm functioning and sleep patterns of 10 adults with Asperger syndrome were investigated using actigraphy. When compared with data from neurotypical adults, both statistical and clinically significant differences were found between the two groups, with the adults with Asperger syndrome showing marked abnormalities in both the quantity and the quality of sleep recorded. Examination of the actigraphic data indicated low sleep efficiency and high fragmentation as being… Expand
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